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Edgar/Jordan Cemetery
in RoyaltonTwp.
page 2

He was born Sept. 25, 1794 in Vermont
died Oct. 1, 1866 - aged 72 y. & 6 ds.

GAR -  Inscription:
"Dearest Husband thou hast left me
Here thy loss I deeply feel
But tis God that hath bereft me
He can all my sorrows heal."

Aaron and his likely nephew, Alva, were two of the 
earliest settlers in Amboy Township in 1833.
see the
Stedman Family Organization Webpage

Local Fulton County histories say that Aaron and Alva were brothers but
The 1800 Fed. census for Bristol, Addison Co., VT shows a family group of: 
John Stedman (b. 1758), 
a wife (no name),
another John Stedman, 
David Stedman (b. abt. 1784), 
another male bet.10-16 (couldn't make out the name), 
Betsey Stedman (b. abt. 1787), 
Aaron Stedman (b. abt. 1794), 
2 more males under age 10 (couldn't make out their names), 
Rhoda Stedman (b. abt. 1797). 
1790 census info from VT shows John (father), an unnamed wife, 
David Stedman, John Stedman Jr., another male under age 16 
(couldn't make out name), and Betsey Stedman

born July 12, 1812 (in Orleans Co., New York.
He died between 1884-1903
*then next on the south side of Alva's stone is:
Thankful M. (ROGERS)
Wife of Alva STEADMAN
She was born in New York State
died Sept. 7, 1884 - aged 69Y. 4 M. 13 D.
Daughter of A. & T.M. STEADMAN
died July 2, 1842 - aged 3 mo.
Family Marker for
Thomas & Emma STEADMAN

born Jan. 9, 1855 in Amboy Twp., Fulton Co., Ohio
died Nov. 20, 1938 in Amboy Twp., Fulton Co., Ohio
He was a son of Alva & Thankful Steadman.
Emma M. (Blaine) STEADMAN
born July 16, 1854 in Amboy Twp., Fulton Co., Ohio
died 1925 in  Fulton Co., Ohio
Her parents were Charles & Rachel Blaine
who are also buried in this cemetery
Son of N. & R. STEADMAN
died Sept. 1, 1848 - aged 16 yrs. 2 mos.
Kathy Bechstein contributed photos

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